Fireside Friday – Dinner with Santa and Yule Log Hunt – FREE event
Friday, December 7 at 6 to 8pm LRUMC Back Lawn
S’mores, beards, lots of flannel, dinner with Santa, and a Yule Log Hunt!  A family event filled with laughter and fun! You’ll be so “plaid” you came! Below is the breakdown for our time together.

  • 6:00-6:30pm // Dinner: “Bear Claw Sliders”, Camp Fire Flames, Forest Berries, and Bug Juice, (aka Hamburgers, Carrot Sticks with Dip, Strawberries/Grapes, and Green Lemonade)
  • 6:30pm // Yule Log Hunt
  • 6:45-8pm // Visit our stations! (S’more Station, Trail Mix Bar, Hot Cocoa Depot, Flashlight Tag, and our Santa Photo Booth!)
  • Cost? This is a FREE event for all BUT we do invite you to join our youth in donating items for Teen Angel, a local organization that supports teenagers. (Any pre-packaged non-perishable snack food such as Energy/Granola Bars, Ramen Noodles, Crackers)

UMW Christmas Cookie Sale
Sunday, December 9, 8am to Noon
Come and buy our homemade cookies being sold in Life Center entrance and Fellowship Hall.   One dozen cookies=$6 or two dozen cookies for $10.  The money raised will go to various missions.

 Christmas Cantata – “Joy!”
Sunday, December 9 at 6:30pm in Sanctuary
Come and join us for an evening of beautiful music.  Light refreshments will follow in the Life Center.

UMW Christmas Party
Tuesday, December 11 at 6pm in Fellowship Hall
All women of the church; all women of the community; and our church youth girls are invited. Please bring a light casserole/hors d’oeuvres and bring a new or used wrapped gift for our auction. Money raised at this party will go towards our Pastor’s Discretionary Fund.

Christmas Cantata – “JOY”
Sunday, December 16 at 11am Traditional Service in Sanctuary

Kids Christmas Musical “Star Search”
AND  “Ringing” River Kids Handbell Choir
Sunday, December 16 beginning at 5:45pm in the Life Center
All are invited to attend. The River Kids Handbell Choir will perform at 5:45 pm prior to the musical.  Our musical, “Star Search”, tells the Christmas story from the point of view of a group of stars trying to decide which of them will be the one to guide the way to Jesus on the first Christmas night.  We are excited to have so much fun being stars together.

  • Refreshments – Cocoa and Cake Pops for all after the performance!
  • Cost? This is a FREE event for all BUT we do invite you to join our youth in donating items for Teen Angel, a local organization that supports teenagers. (Any pre-packaged non-perishable snack food such as Energy/Granola Bars, Ramen Noodles, Crackers)

Christmas Eve Services, Monday, December 24

  • 5 pm Christmas Eve service in the Life Center with candle lighting and communion
  • 7 pm Christmas Eve service in the Sanctuary with candle lighting and communion
  • 11 pm Christmas Eve service in the Sanctuary with candle lighting and communion

Christmas Day Service, Tuesday, December 25

12 Noon – Please Join us for our Christmas Day Worship Service in our Church Sanctuary. ALL ARE WELCOME!  Our service will include Carols & Blessing of the Toys.